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Lift as you rise and realise your worth this #WomensMonth

On the 25th commemoration of National Women's Month, television and radio personality Tracey Lange discusses the significance of the occasion and offers guidance on facing challenges that many women continue to face in their homes and careers...

By Tracey Lange 37 minutes ago

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iStore Meets melds Apple marketing and South African celebs with education

iStore in South Africa on Tuesday announced the launch of "inspirational and informative" iStore Meets across the country...

By Shereesa Moodley 1 hour ago

Learn from the masters at Loeries Creative Week
Learn from the masters at Loeries Creative Week

Albert Einstein believed that "education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think." And training to think is the aim of the many and varied Masterclasses being offered at Loeries Creative Week, 22-25 August in Durban...

Issued by Loeries 13 Aug 2019

BMi Research introduces improved features to print ads app
BMi Research introduces improved features to print ads app

BMi Research has announced improvements and upgrades to its print promo ad tracker making the app even more user friendly...

Issued by BMi Research 13 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: The woman behind Liqui Moly South Africa
#WomensMonth: The woman behind Liqui Moly South Africa

Melicia Labuschagne is an authentic and feisty female entrepreneur who successfully launched the Liqui Moly brand in South Africa...

By Evan-Lee Courie 13 Aug 2019

Faith & Fear's founders, Taryn Hunter Sharman and Perri King.
#WomensMonth: The Faith & Fear of running a 100% female-owned growth-hacking business

From the boardroom to business results, Faith & Fear 'growth hacking' consultancy founders Taryn Hunter Sharman and Perri King are all about unlocking new revenue streams for private and public companies alike. Here's how to put the current decade's big buzzword of growth hacking to work for you...

By Leigh Andrews 13 Aug 2019

Irna van Zyl, Clement Pedro join the Galliova Food and Health Writers' Awards' judging panel
Irna van Zyl, Clement Pedro join the Galliova Food and Health Writers' Awards' judging panel

2019 marks 30 years since the Galliova Food and Health Writers' Awards was first introduced to the food and health-writing world...

13 Aug 2019

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"Integrated agency" is on SA's marketing minds, finds Agency Scope 2019 study (so far)

The Agency Scope 2019 South Africa study fieldwork is nearing an end and feedback and trends have started emerging...

13 Aug 2019

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Sanef's media credibility and ethics inquiry looks to review editorial systems, practices

Since its launch in June, the South African National Editors' Forum's (Sanef) Inquiry into Media Credibility and Ethics has received submissions from journalists and members of the public...

13 Aug 2019

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Twitter could be getting a 'snooze' button to pause your notifications

Twitter may soon allow users to "snooze" the app's notifications thanks to a yet-unreleased feature...

By Andy Walker 13 Aug 2019

What's on at #MEX19
What's on at #MEX19

The 2019 instalment of Music Exchange entertainment-economy-focused conference (#MEX19) will be held at the Radisson Red Hotel at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town from 13 to 15 September 2019...

13 Aug 2019

Newspapers ABC Q2 2019: Newspapers' declining circulation trend continues
Newspapers ABC Q2 2019: Newspapers' declining circulation trend continues

Following the trend set in the Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa (ABC) Q1 2019 total newspaper circulation in Q2 2019 declined by 1.4% on the previous quarter and by 6.9% on the prior year...

By Danette Breitenbach 13 Aug 2019

Magazines ABC Q2 2019: Magazine declines shift to double figures
Magazines ABC Q2 2019: Magazine declines shift to double figures

All Magazine categories declined on the previous quarter and the prior year in Q2 2019. Once again, the B2B category was the only category to show an increase on the prior year, as it did in Q1 2019...

By Danette Breitenbach 13 Aug 2019

The trio of South African pride SodaStream bottles.
Soaking up SA's sights sustainably on SodaStream's red bus tour

Rather than quote you the shocking stats about plastics, I've chosen just one: "Every piece of plastic ever made still exists today." Read it again and let that sink in, because this fact was top of mind when SodaStream SA hosted a bunch of the Cape's media and influencers for the launch of their new re-usable bottles that effectively lead the charge against single-use plastics...

By Leigh Andrews 13 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: Uplifting women with Inner Secrets matriarch Penny Parolis
#WomensMonth: Uplifting women with Inner Secrets matriarch Penny Parolis

Penny Parolis, founder of Inner Secrets Lingerie, reflects on the motivation behind the upmarket boutique and the lessons learned along her business journey...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 12 Aug 2019

What you need to know about eThekwini's new outdoor advertising by-laws
What you need to know about eThekwini's new outdoor advertising by-laws

The eThekwini Municipality's new outdoor advertising by-law has come into force, effective 4 July 2019...

By Graeme Phillips 12 Aug 2019

Kasia Karolak has been appointed The One Club's new gender equality program manager. Image supplied.
The One Club appoints a gender equality program manager

The One Club for Creativity has promoted Kasia Karolak into a newly-created role to lead its gender equality programming and has also announced inaugural gender equality conference ...

12 Aug 2019

Award-winning Thuli Madonsela doc arrives on Showmax just in time for Women's Month
Award-winning Thuli Madonsela doc arrives on Showmax just in time for Women's Month

Whispering Truth To Power, Shameela Seedat's documentary about Thuli Madonsela's last year as South Africa's public protector, is now streaming first on Showmax...

Issued by Showmax 12 Aug 2019

25 years young! Red Cherry Interactive celebrates its silver anniversary with a fresh new positioning
25 years young! Red Cherry Interactive celebrates its silver anniversary with a fresh new positioning

Red Cherry Interactive is repositioning itself as a full-service advertising agency, with strategic, creative, media, digital, PR, event and activations divisions offering above- and below-the-line solutions...

Issued by Red Cherry Interactive 12 Aug 2019

What women in tech go through
What women in tech go through

Claire Carter, Lenovo's marketing director for MEA, chats about the business benefits of having more women in the tech industry and why Lenovo sees this as a priority...

12 Aug 2019

Boomtown digital team expands with the appointment of Marion Marais
Boomtown digital team expands with the appointment of Marion Marais

Following the huge growth in digital offerings, Boomtown has appointed Marion Marais as Senior Social Media Manager to lead the agency's innovative approach to digital...

Issued by Boomtown 12 Aug 2019

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PAMRO 2019 speakers announced

With less than a month to go to the Pan African All Media Research Conference, PAMRO has announced speakers for its annual conference and is making a final call for delegates...

12 Aug 2019

SA Designers of The Year (from left) Thabisa Mjo, Mpho Vackier and 100% Design South Africa’s creative director, Cathy O'Clery. Image supplied.
100% Design South Africa Awards announces 2019 winners

100% Design South Africa, announced its 2019 Design Award winners at an event that was held at Gallagher Convention Centre on Thursday, 8 August 2019...

12 Aug 2019

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CEO Mark Read on WPP's Q2 trading improvement

Advertising firm WPP has released its interim results and CEO, Mark Read commented that WPP's performance in the second quarter was slightly ahead of its internal expectations but in line with its full-year guidance and three-year strategic targets...

12 Aug 2019

Tosin Lanipekun, executive director of Advertising Week Africa.
Joburg to host first Advertising Week Africa

Advertising Week Africa comes to the continent for the first time, hosted in Johannesburg, in October 2019...

By Louise Marsland 12 Aug 2019

All the reasons why agencies should be at Loeries Woolworths Student Portfolio Day
All the reasons why agencies should be at Loeries Woolworths Student Portfolio Day

This year's Woolworths Student Portfolio Day provides all ad agencies and industry leaders with the exclusive and first look at the industry's top future talent...

Issued by Woolworths 12 Aug 2019

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Tourism safety campaign launched in Cape Town

The National Tourism Safety Awareness Campaign has been launched at Table Mountain in Cape Town, following isolated incidents of violence directed as tourists...

12 Aug 2019

Daniel Thebe presenting at #CEM19. Yes, Darth Vader music played as he walked on stage
#CEM19: How to eff-up early in business, then recover

Daniel Thebe, founder of Isidima Brands Multimedia and Uhuru Consumer Electronics, explained his five phases of career growth so far at the 2019 CEM AfricaSummit, issuing advice and learnings for those looking to follow in his footsteps as a young entrepreneur from Khayelitsha...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Aug 2019

Unstereotype Alliance: The problem is not seeing the problem.
#Loeries2019: Welcome UN Women's Unstereotype Alliance SA chapter!

This Women's Day in SA, we welcomed news that the Loeries has joined forces with UN Women's Unstereotype Alliance initiative, to launch its South Africa chapter, set to use the advertising industry as a force for good to drive positive change all over the world...

By Leigh Andrews 9 Aug 2019

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New media is misrepresenting women in Africa: what feminists can do

So-called 'new media' emphasises gender norms and portrays women as sex objects, morally deficient, and vulnerable...

By Sharon Adetutu Omotoso 8 Aug 2019

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Angola Cables launches its first live gaming portal

Angola Cables announced the launch of its new service that will be opened to all eSports and gaming communities in Africa, delivering a low latency experience to the end user...

8 Aug 2019

What is Women's Day without equality?
What is Women's Day without equality?

Women's Day should be a time to reflect on how we can reach real equality - and to honour the women who are fighting to get there...

By Michael Hathorn, Issued by Ginkgo Agency 8 Aug 2019

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